News Roundup 10/17/18

by | Oct 17, 2018

News Roundup 10/17/18

by | Oct 17, 2018

  • The US is slowing the Korean peace process. [Link]
  • Trump says Mohammad bin Salman denies involvement in the Khashoggi disappearance and Saudi Arabia is investigating the crime. [Link]
  • CNN reports that Saudi Arabia will admit that Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate. [Link]
  • Several US companies have withdrawn from a major event in Saudi Arabia. [Link]
  • Senator Graham calls for heavy sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the disappearance of Khashoggi. [Link]
  • The US media has ignored the alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel. [Link]
  • Israel will invest $6 million to expand the Hebron settlement. [Link]
  • Syria and Jordan reopen key border crossing. [Link]
  • Trump’s new Syria policy calls for more sanctions and political pressure to force Iranian troops from Syria. [Link]
  • Jihadists Syrian Rebels announce tepid support for the Russian/Turkish agreement. However, the rebels remain in the buffer zone. [Link]
  • The UN warns that Yemen could be the worlds worst famine in 100 years. [Link]
  • The UAE hired American mercenaries to carry out assassinations in Yemen. [Link]

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